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Flag for U.S.A. August 16, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

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Tuesday, August 17, 2027 at 12:13 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


San Francisco: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Mon, Aug 16, 2027 at 10:24 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 12:13 AM

Ends: Tue, Aug 17, 2027 at 2:03 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 39 minutes

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August 16, 2027 – August 17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the August 17, 2027 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
10:24 PM Aug 1612:13 AM Aug 172:03 AM Aug 17
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Local times for eclipse in San Francisco on Tuesday, August 17, 2027

EventTime in San FranciscoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 16 at 10:24 PM134°Southeast25.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseAug 17 at 12:13 AM162°South-southeast37.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 17 at 2:03 AM195°South-southwest38.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for San Francisco (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in San Francisco

Eclipse Visibility from San FranciscoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jul 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021May 26LunarTotal
Total
2021Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022May 15LunarTotal
Total
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2024Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 17LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarPartial
Total
2029Jan 14SolarPartial
Partial
2029Jun 25LunarTotal
Total
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